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The Resource Nobi. : Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa

Nobi. : Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa

Label
Nobi. : Fires on the plain
Title
Nobi.
Title remainder
Fires on the plain
Statement of responsibility
Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa
Title variation
Fires on the plain
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In this Japanese anti-war film, acts of cannibalism bring home the terrifying brutality of war. Japanese troops are in retreat in the Philippines. Supplies run out and discipline crumbles
Member of
Cataloging source
TJC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Setsuo Kobayashi ; music, Yasushi Akutagawa ; production designer, Tokuji Shibata
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.N63 2007
PerformerNote
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2008
  • 1906-1985
  • 1920-1983
  • 1906-2000
  • 1938-
  • 1909-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Funakoshi, Eiji
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Curtis, Mickey
  • Ōoka, Shōhei
  • Kadokawa Video (Firm)
  • Kadokawa Herald Pictures
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
378
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cannibalism
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Nobi. : Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1116321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1116321
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nobi. : Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa
Publication
Note
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1116321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1116321
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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